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  1. #1

    music software


    Hi

    i run Windows XP and im considering moving to w8.
    but, i run a lot of music programmes, and i doubt whether they will "survive" the move.
    cubase 5
    IK amplitube 2
    IK Miroslav Philharmonik
    FL Studio 9
    Absynth 5
    Edirol
    Waves plugins
    moog plugins
    different Korg plugins
    etc

    anyone knows ?

    sandro

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    Never been to Heaven......
    Posts : 283
    Dual Boot: Back to W7 and Ubuntu 12.04


    shows here you should be okay:

    Windows 8 Compatibility for Steinberg Cubase version 5 from Steinberg Media Technologies

    as far as Cubase goes, your plugins should work as well. I had no trouble with Sonar or any of my VST's. I have amplitube and it ran as well. I did have to reinstall Sonar because some of the settings didn't carry over and it was easier to start fresh. I of course can't guarantee anything.

    You could make an image of your XP system, run the upgrade and see what it does though..
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    Posts : 272
    windows 7


    FL Studio works fine for me on windows 8
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    WIn 8 Pro 64bit


    I have migrated with Reason and Ableton Live, and both are running better now on Win 8 Pro than before (on windows7). I have yet to encounter an application or program that doesn`t run on Win8
    Btw: I also have a lot of plugins and all of them run just fine! My tip: Upgrade to 8!
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  5. #5


    I have Sonar X2 and Sonar and all my recording studio software and hardware that ran on Win 7 runs OK on Win 8.
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